Richmond / Assistant DA Merriman
(March 14 to April 22, 2012) He acted in Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Hugo Armstrong in the cast. Michael Arabian was director. Ovation Honor and Brian Gale were video designers. John Iacovelli was set designer.
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Did You Know?
There are unique challenges to doing Beckett. The basic acting process is the same, but you have to place yourself inside Beckett's world. When you are doing the plays, having a sense of rhythm and poetry is essential, otherwise you can't do them. There isn't a single word or sound that isn't there for a reason.
Toured Europe with the original stage productions of Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and "Endgame" and recreated Beckett's direction for the filming of "Endgame" in which he played the role of Nagg.